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Hello Reception

Hello Reception! What a lovely week we have had! The sun has been shinning and we have spent lots of time outside! You can see from our pictures we have had some very busy builders in the sandpit – it is a very popular choice during Child Initiated Play! The children are great at taking …

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Number of the week

In reception this week we have been learning ” how to link the numeral with its cardinal number value”. (Development Matters 2021) We have been focusing on the number 4 and practising how to write it. We have used this little rhyme to help us: “Down the hill, then down some more, that’s way we …

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Hello Reception

Hello Reception, What a busy and fun week we have had! We have been working on our cutting skills with our scissors. Using scissors is a great fine motor skill for all children to practice. This is something that could be practised at home – draw wiggle lines on a piece of paper to follow …

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The Great Outdoors

This week we have been having a super time exploring our Reception garden whilst learning to “build constructive and respectful relationships,” Development Matters 2021. We have been using our imagination to go on journeys in our team built vehicles, cooking yummy mud pies in the mud kitchen and creeping ever so quietly up to the …

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Hello Reception

Hello Zebras and Elephants, Next week we will be subitising numbers with children ( recognising quantities without counting 1-5 eg dots on a dice etc) Here are some ideas on how you can help at home with your children’s learning journey: play board games and encourage your children to roll the dice and recognise the …

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Hello Reception

Hello Elephants and Zebras!! What a fantastic first week at school you have had – we think there will be some slightly tired children ( and teaching staff!) this weekend. There has been a lot to take in, new friends, new adults, new spaces to explore – and you have been amazing! We have been …

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Memories of Reception….Continued

World Book Day  was enjoyed by the children in school alongside their friends at home who joined in via a Zoom chat where the children showed each other their costumes and books. We had lots of fun experimenting and finding out during Science Week   Reception always enjoy exploring and making discoveries. A big part …

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Memories of Reception …. Part 1

We have had so much fun in Reception this year and it is lovely to look back at all the things we’ve done using our Reception Journal which we added to each half term throughout the year.   Right back at the beginning in September 2020, exploring our new environment inside and outside. Mindfulness Learning …

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Lions and Panthers

Yesterday we visited our new Year 1 classrooms and met our new teachers. Today you will receive a lovely email from your new class teacher telling you a little bit more about them. Here are Zebras in their new Lion classroom: Here are elephants in their new Panther classroom: What you could do at home: …

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England are through to the final!

We were all very excited today when we came to school. We were so happy that England won the football match last night. Lots of us had fun calling ‘England Won, England Won!’ as we entered our classrooms. “I was in bed but I knew they won because I heard this really big cheer” said …

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